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IUST postpones exams, suspends classes on Monday

IUST postpones exams, suspends classes on Monday

Srinagar: Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) has postponed all examinations, scheduled to be held on Monday in view of a strike called by separatists to highlight the alleged human rights violation in Kashmir valley. A spokesman for the IUST said class work and all scheduled examinations have been suspended. However, no reason was […]

Day temp dips as rain, snow predicted till Tuesday in Kashmir

Day temp dips as rain, snow predicted till Tuesday in Kashmir

Srinagar: People continued to shiver as the mercury further dipped and settled several degree below normal due to overcast conditions, coupled with ice cold winds, during the day at majority of the places in Kashmir valley, where rain and snow is predicted till Tuesday. However, the night temperature witnessed some improvement though it settled below […]

Panchayat ghar gutted in mysterious fire in central Kashmir

Panchayat ghar gutted in mysterious fire in central Kashmir

Srinagar: A panchayat ghar was gutted in a mysterious fire incident in the central Kashmir district of Ganderbal late Saturday night, official sources said here this morning. They said fire broke out in a panchayat ghar at Waheedpora in Ganderbal. Fire tenders were immediately rushed to the spot from different parts to control the leaping […]

2 militants killed on LoC in Kupwara, operation continues

2 militants killed on LoC in Kupwara, operation continues

Srinagar: Government forces on Tuesday foiled an infiltration bid from Pakistan Administered Kashmir (PaK) when they gunned down two militants on Tuesday, official sources said. Meanwhile Police arrested a woman with grenades and ammunition from a vehicle she was travelling in near Rawalpora in the outskirts of Srinagar. They said troops guarding the Line of […]

A PaK woman elected unopposed as sarpanch and panch in Kupwara

A PaK woman elected unopposed as sarpanch and panch in Kupwara

Srinagar: A Pakistan Administered Kashmir (PaK) resident woman, married to a Kashmiri, has been elected unopposed at sarpanch and panch in the frontier district of Kupwara, official sources said. They said a 35-year-old Arifa Begum, resident of village Palandari, Muzaffarabad, capital of PaK, had married to Ghulam Mohammad Mir who had crossed over to other […]

Normal life remains crippled for 2nd day in south Kashmir’s Tral

Normal life remains crippled for 2nd day in south Kashmir’s Tral

Srinagar: Normal life remained crippled for the second successive day on Sunday at Tral in south Kashmir district of Pulwama against the killing of a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant in an encounter with security forces in the area on Friday. Even though there was no strike call given by any separatists group, shops and business establishments […]

Panchayat ghar set ablaze in north Kashmir’s Sopore, 9th such incident in 3 months

Panchayat ghar set ablaze in north Kashmir’s Sopore, 9th such incident in 3 months

Srinagar: A panchayat ghar was set ablaze in north Kashmir district of Baramulla, taking the told number of such government buildings damaged in less than three months in the valley to nine. Official sources on Sunday said that unidentified miscreants set on fire a panchayat ghar at a village in the apple township of Sopore […]

Night tempt improves, day chill intensifies ahead of snow, rain prediction in Kashmir

Night tempt improves, day chill intensifies ahead of snow, rain prediction in Kashmir

Srinagar: The night temperature witnessed improvement as the mercury surged and settled several degree above normal in majority of the places in Kashmir valley, where rain and snow is predicted for four days from Sunday under the influence of a Western Disturbance (WD), which is active in the region. However, the day chill intensified across […]

Almost entire Kashmir plunged into darkness due to power breakdown

Almost entire Kashmir plunged into darkness due to power breakdown

Srinagar: Almost entire Kashmir valley, including summer capital, Srinagar, was plunged into darkness due to major power breakdown following light to moderate snowfall, exposing the Power Development Department (PDD) claims to have made all arrangements for electricity supply to consumers during winter. Immediately after snowfall started in Srinagar this afternoon, electricity supply to major parts […]

Police foils AIP’s Lal Chowk march, Er Rashid placed under house arrest

Police foils AIP’s Lal Chowk march, Er Rashid placed under house arrest

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday foiled the Awami Itehad Party’s (AIP) march to Lal Chowk, the nerve centre of the summer capital, to protest against suspension of Kashmiri student in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) for offering in absentia funeral prayers of scholar-turned-militant Mannan Wani. AIP chief Er Sheikh Abdul Rashid, MLA, who led […]

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